48 Lessons

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December – Lesson 46

December is "Long Nights Month".

The theme for this month is clothing and winter sports.

New Words

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owisá:ke tehutshikwa’eks


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they are throwing snow at each other

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sleigh riding

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it is slippery

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it is icy

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snow pellets

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ice pellets

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1. Owisá:ke né: tehonatwiskwa’tuháti latiksa’shúh̲a̲

The children are sliding on the ice.

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2. Wahsatlolóka’ kʌ owisá:ke tehutshikwa’eks

Are you going to watch the hockey game?

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3. Ni:yót né: tehutatenyʌtoya’aks latiksa’shúha̲

Look at the children throwing snow at each other.

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4. Onutahalá:ke ki’ né: tehute’slehtahélh̲a̲’

They are sleigh riding on the hill

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5. Tekyatakhétsta’ ki’ nén tekniksa

The two girls are skating

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6. Tsi’ na’teyowihskwat owaháke̲

The road is slippery

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7. Tsi’ na’teyohwísute’ atste̲

It is icy outside